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Clergyman , educator

Jacob Nelson Anderson, Danish clergyman, educator.

Background

Anderson, Jacob Nelson was born on January 27, 1867 in Swerborg, Denmark. Son of Niels and Karen (Anderson) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Milton (Wisconsin) College, 1892. Bachelor of Divinity, from University of Chicago, 1901.

Career

Ordained ministry 7th Day Adventists, 1899. Pastor Madison, Wisconsin, 1896-1898, Milwaukee, 1899-1900, Harvey, Illinois, 1901. Pioneer Adventist missionary in China, 1902-1909.

Teacher Foreign Missionary Seminary, Takoma Park, District of Columbia, 1910-1915. Teacher Union College, near Lincoln, Nebraska, 1915-1924. Professor Greek, Hebrew and missions, Washington Missionary College since September 1924, also pastor of Church.

Connections

Married Emma Thompson, of Mauston, Wisconsin, December 22, 1896 (she died November 25, 1925).; married second, Mistress. Children: Stanley Burton, Elizabeth Karen, Benjamin Nelson.

father:
Niels Anderson

mother:
Karen (Anderson) Anderson

spouse:
Emma Thompson

spouse:
Mistress

child:
Stanley Burton Anderson

child:
Elizabeth Karen Anderson

child:
Benjamin Nelson Anderson